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The Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, International (FMA) is a professional organization with more than 2,000 individual and company members working together to improve the metal forming and fabricating industry. Founded in 1970, FMA brings metal fabricators and manufacturers together through technology councils, educational programs, networking events, and FABTECH International / AWS Welding Show. The official publications of FMA include - The FABRICATOR®, TPJ -The Tube & Pipe Journal®, STAMPING Journal®, and Practical Welding Today®. FMA also has a technology affiliate, the Tube & Pipe Association, International (TPA).

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May 20, 2015
Top manufacturers find innovation at its best at FABTECH Mexico
A record-setting 11,100 qualified buyers visited the co-located FABTECH® Mexico, AWS Weldmex, METALFORM Mexico, and COATech shows on May 5-7, 2015,...
April 30, 2015
You can’t commoditize human connections
Ken Schmidt helped turn Harley-Davidson around, not by improving product quality, but by connecting to the people who bought motorcycles. That same connection can form the backbone of a fabricator’s success.
April 29, 2015
FMA releases "Q1 2015 Forming & Fabricating Job Shop Consumption Report"
The Fabricators & Manufacturers Association Intl. (FMA), Rockford, Ill., has released its "1st Quarter 2015 Forming & Fabricating Job Shop...
April 29, 2015
Manufacturing Day welcomes three Gold sponsors for 2015
Manufacturing DaySM has announced that SME, the SME Education Foundation, and Tooling U-SME have pledged their support to the 2015 event as Gold...
April 14, 2015
Manufacturing Day adds CNA, Reliance Steel as Bronze Sponsors for 2015
CNA Insurance and Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. have pledged their support as Bronze Sponsors for Manufacturing DaySM 2015—CNA for a third year and...
April 3, 2015
Manufacturing Day welcomes Silver and Bronze Sponsors for 2015
The roster of Manufacturing DaySM 2015 sponsors recently grew by three: the Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) and the Precision Machined...
March 31, 2015
Boring manufacturing data acts up a bit
Economic indicators have been boring. This may change. The data slipped a bit this month, though it's too soon to say if it's a trend. Regardless, business owners are happy with boring.
March 24, 2015
People make the difference at The FABRICATOR’s Leadership Summit
Technology is the engine of metal fabrication, but people are behind the wheel. And how they drive really matters.
March 10, 2015
How do you define good company culture anyway?
How does a fabricator build a culture that adopts, embraces, and sustains lean manufacturing? An environment that encourages idea generation may be a good start.
February 18, 2015
Metal fabrication meets a seller’s market
Manufacturing is cool again, and fabricators wanting to sell their business are benefiting from a seller’s market. Nevertheless, high revenue concentration, a shallow talent pool, poor cash flow, reliance on sales from a single sector, and other factors still throw up red flags.
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